The Alabama High School Athletic Association Central Board of Control approved the AHSAA’s Return to Play ‘Best Practices’ recommended guidelines Wednesday and reaffirmed plans to start fall sports on time, The action was taken Wednesday at its annual summer meeting in Montgomery and discussed in detail during a News Conference on Thursday afternoon.
AHSAA Executive Director Steve Savarese:
Fall sports teams have the option to begin fall workouts on Monday, July 27 with the first week used by football for acclimation purposes only with helmets and shorts only.
The other fall sports – volleyball, cross country and swimming and diving – can use the first week for acclimation and tryouts. Schools not choosing that option may start fall practice on August 3.
The first contest can be August 20.
The first Foothills Tractor Game of the Week on WEIS is set to kick off on Friday, August 21 at 6:30 p.m. at Warrior Stadium as Cherokee County hosts Carver – that will immediately be followed by a new season of the Buttram-Hawkins & Hopper Scoreboard Show at 9: 30 p.m.